Awards Season Is Here!
It’s the time of year for artists and actors to be recognized for their outstanding performances. Stay tuned in the coming weeks to find out who all the winners are!
Your library carries many of these award-winning TV shows, movies and albums, available for checkout or download. Here is just a sampling of the many Film & Sound resources at Richland Library! Take them home and see if you agree with the judges!
LL Cool J will host the 55th Annual Grammys at 8 p.m. on Feb. 10 on CBS. Nominees include:
- Carly Rae Jepsen for Call Me Maybe
- Fun featuring Janelle Monae, for We Are Young
- Kelly Clarkson for Stronger
- Miguel for Adorn
The Okee Dokee Brothers are nominated for Best Children's Album. They'll be here at Richland Library April 14 as part of Augusta Baker's Dozen Storytelling series.
Seth MacFarlane will host this year’s Academy Awards, which recognize the best in films and performances. The ceremony will air at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 24 on ABC.
Nominees for Best Picture include
Animated Feature Film
Screen Actors Guild Awards
Best Male Actor
- Bryan Cranston in Breaking Bad
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Comedy Series
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Drama Series
Movies, music and more are available 24 hours a day:
- Freegal - downloadable music service for library cardholders. You can download three songs per week and they are yours to keep forever!
- Overdrive – instant access to audiobooks, movies, and music, which are available for download.
Don’t forget that you can also visit any of our 11 locations to check out great movies and music!
Learn more about the history behind today’s music. The online resource, America's Songs: the Stories Behind the Songs of Broadway, Hollywood, and Tin Pan Alley, by Phillip Furiar and Michael Lasser, explains the history behind songs and genres ranging from 1910 to the late 1970s. These stories and songs influenced today’s lyrics and tunes.